Water in storages

The information on water in storage in the Murray–Darling Basin is updated fortnightly.
Whole of Basin total
65%(14,448 of 22,256 GL)
Northern Basin total
48%(2,244 of 4,706 GL)
76% (486 of 635 GL)
Pindari Lake
Total Capacity: 312 GLCurrent volume: 265 GLFull: 85%Active storage: 265 GLDead storage: 0 GL
Glenlyon Lake
Total Capacity: 254 GLCurrent volume: 173 GLFull: 68%Active storage: 173 GLDead storage: 0 GL
Lake Coolmunda
Total Capacity: 69 GLCurrent volume: 47 GLFull: 68%Active storage: 47 GLDead storage: 0 GL
E.J. Beardmore Dam
Total Capacity: 82 GLCurrent volume: 22 GLFull: 27%Active storage: 19 GLDead storage: 3 GL
Jack Taylor Weir
Total Capacity: 10 GLCurrent volume: 7 GLFull: 74%Active storage: 6 GLDead storage: 2 GL
Cooby Creek Reservoir
Total Capacity: 21 GLCurrent volume: 10 GLFull: 46%Active storage: 8 GLDead storage: 2 GL
Lake Leslie
Total Capacity: 106 GLCurrent volume: 14 GLFull: 13%Active storage: 12 GLDead storage: 2 GL
Chinchilla Weir
Total Capacity: 10 GLCurrent volume: 5 GLFull: 49%Active storage: 4 GLDead storage: 0 GL
40% (538 of 1,361 GL)
Lake Copeton
Total Capacity: 1,361 GLCurrent volume: 538 GLFull: 40%Active storage: 520 GLDead storage: 19 GL
53% (828 of 1,556 GL)
Lake Burrendong
Total Capacity: 1,188 GLCurrent volume: 660 GLFull: 56%Active storage: 626 GLDead storage: 34 GL
Lake Windamere
Total Capacity: 368 GLCurrent volume: 168 GLFull: 46%Active storage: 167 GLDead storage: 1 GL
Lake Keepit
Total Capacity: 425 GLCurrent volume: 134 GLFull: 31%Active storage: 127 GLDead storage: 7 GL
Chaffey Dam
Total Capacity: 103 GLCurrent volume: 86 GLFull: 84%Active storage: 84 GLDead storage: 2 GL
Split Rock Reservoir
Total Capacity: 397 GLCurrent volume: 114 GLFull: 29%Active storage: 111 GLDead storage: 3 GL
Lachlan catchment *
%
80% (1,000 of 1,256 GL)
Lake Wyanngala
Total Capacity: 1,220 GLCurrent volume: 971 GLFull: 80%Active storage: 970 GLDead storage: 1 GL
Carcoar Lake
Total Capacity: 36 GLCurrent volume: 29 GLFull: 80%Active storage: 29 GLDead storage: 0 GL
Southern Basin total
69%(11,204 of 16,294 GL)
97% (39 of 40 GL)
Lake Nillahcootie
Total Capacity: 40 GLCurrent volume: 39 GLFull: 97%Active storage: 38 GLDead storage: 1 GL
82% (251 of 305 GL)
Lake Eppalock
Total Capacity: 305 GLCurrent volume: 251 GLFull: 82%Active storage: 250 GLDead storage: 1 GL
74% (2,774 of 3,766 GL)
Lake Eildon
Total Capacity: 3,334 GLCurrent volume: 2,471 GLFull: 74%Active storage: 2,387 GLDead storage: 84 GL
Waranga Basin
Total Capacity: 432 GLCurrent volume: 302 GLFull: 70%Active storage: 177 GLDead storage: 125 GL
Cairn Curran Reservoir
Total Capacity: 147 GLCurrent volume: 106 GLFull: 72%Active storage: 106 GLDead storage: 1 GL
Tullaroop Reservoir
Total Capacity: 72 GLCurrent volume: 58 GLFull: 81%Active storage: 51 GLDead storage: 7 GL
Lower Darling catchment
24% (417 of 1,731 GL)
Menindee Lakes
Total Capacity: 1,731 GLCurrent volume: 417 GLFull: 24%Active storage: 381 GLDead storage: 36 GL
99% (1,901 of 1,924 GL)
Lake Albert
Current volume: 269 GLFull: 96%
Lake Alexandrina
Current volume: 1,632 GLFull: 99%
Lower Murray catchment
93% (630 of 677 GL)
Lake Victoria
Total Capacity: 677 GLCurrent volume: 630 GLFull: 93%Active storage: 530 GLDead storage: 100 GL
53% (1,404 of 2,657 GL)
Blowering Reservoir
Total Capacity: 1,631 GLCurrent volume: 738 GLFull: 45%Active storage: 714 GLDead storage: 24 GL
Lake Burrinjuck
Total Capacity: 1,026 GLCurrent volume: 666 GLFull: 65%Active storage: 663 GLDead storage: 3 GL
99% (37 of 38 GL)
Lake William Hovell
Total Capacity: 14 GLCurrent volume: 14 GLFull: 0%Active storage: 0 GLDead storage: 1 GL
Lake Bufalo
Total Capacity: 24 GLCurrent volume: 24 GLFull: 0%Active storage: 0 GLDead storage: 5 GL
80% (5,488 of 6,861 GL)
Lake Hume
Total Capacity: 3,005 GLCurrent volume: 2,052 GLFull: 68%Active storage: 2,029 GLDead storage: 23 GL
Lake Dartmouth
Total Capacity: 3,856 GLCurrent volume: 3,436 GLFull: 89%Active storage: 3,365 GLDead storage: 71 GL

This assessment of water in storage does not include water in private storage.

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* It is only during flood conditions that the Lachlan River is connected to the Murrumbidgee River

* The content of this website is currently being updated to reflect recent amendments to the Basin Plan.